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Definition of Contain

Contain

  1. To hold within fixed limits; to comprise; to include; to inclose; to hold.
  2. To have capacity for; to be able to hold; to hold; to be equivalent to; as, a bushel contains four pecks.
  3. To put constraint upon; to restrain; to confine; to keep within bounds.
  4. To restrain desire; to live in continence or chastity.

Contain Quotations

Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do - they all contain truths.
Muhammad Ali

The way the Beloved can fit in my heart, two thousand lives could fit in this body of mine. One kernel could contain a thousand bushels, and a hundred worlds pass through the eye of the needle.
Rumi

The Scriptures contain many stories of people who waited years or even decades before the Lord's promises came to pass. What modern believers can learn from the patience of biblical saints like Abraham, Joseph, David, and Paul is that waiting upon the Lord has eternal rewards.
Charles Stanley

All of the books in the world contain no more information than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year. Not all bits have equal value.
Carl Sagan

The Queen is most anxious to enlist everyone in checking this mad, wicked folly of 'Women's Rights'. It is a subject which makes the Queen so furious that she cannot contain herself.
Queen Victoria
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Contain Translations

contain in Afrikaans is bevat
contain in Danish is indeholde
contain in Dutch is bevatten, inhouden, behelzen
contain in French is contenez, contiens, contenons, contiennent
contain in German is enthalten, einbinden, enthalten
contain in Latin is contineo
contain in Portuguese is conter
contain in Spanish is contener